Our people

We have a motivated workforce that helps Australians who need blood products and related services. Our team delivers significant outcomes for the Australian blood sector in a challenging and ever-changing healthcare industry.

We attract high-quality staff for the range of required disciplines across the agency. Our team includes people with expertise in administration, communications, corporate functions, data and digital technology, policy-making, regulation and compliance.

Our employees have a track record of taking responsibility, delivering results, displaying initiative and working autonomously. 
We strive to create an environment of diversity, enthusiasm and professionalism for our employees.

Renovated office accommodation provides an attractive and practical workspace where staff and visitors can work and collaborate. Robust ICT systems and security enable people to work efficiently in the office or remotely.

Salary, benefits and conditions

Under the National Blood Authority Enterprise Agreement, we offer competitive benefits and conditions for APS levels 1 to 6 and Executive Levels (EL) 1 and 2 roles. These include:

  • 15.4% superannuation, including during periods of paid leave
  • an ordinary working week of 37.5 hours, with access to flex time and flexible working arrangements for eligible positions
  • 20 days of paid annual leave per year
  • 18 days of paid personal leave
  • paid compassionate leave, parental leave and long-service leave
  • salary packaging
  • healthy lifestyle assistance
  • employee support, including influenza vaccinations and an employee assistance program.

Other benefits include affordable onsite parking, a focus on career development and learning opportunities in diverse roles.

Enterprise agreement

The National Blood Authority provides a range of benefits and conditions set out in the National Blood Authority Enterprise Agreement 2024-2027 for non-SES employees and in individual arrangements for SES employees.

The EA has a nominal expiry date of 3 years after it started. However, it remains current until revoked and replaced by a new agreement.


We empower our staff to be leaders and find innovative ways to improve the lives of Australians who need blood and blood products.

We expect all our staff to:

  • perform their duties professionally and respectfully
  • achieve outcomes of the highest standard
  • reflect the best principles and practices of workplace diversity, workplace participation and a safe working environment.

All our staff are employed under the Public Service Act 1999 (Cth).

Learn more about working in the APS:

Get in touch

Email: NBA.Recruitment@blood.gov.au

By post:

Human Resources
National Blood Authority
Locked Bag 8430

Last updated: 27 Mar 2024

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